Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington

The Gruffalo is one of our favourite children’s books of all time and we really enjoy taking part in activities that are related to the story. Last month we were one of the first to try the new Augmented Reality Trail at Moors Valley which was packed full of fun facts about forest animals and the chance to make the Gruffalo come to life on your mobile phone or tablet which Sebastian adored. Not long after doing the trail we saw an… Continue Reading “Trying the new Gruffalo River Ride at Chessington”

Create a year to remember with a Merlin Annual Pass

Shrek's Adventure

Start your year off as you mean to go on and bag the ultimate bargain – 52 weeks of family fun with a Merlin Annual Pass! We have had a Merlin Annual Pass for the last couple of years and it truly is a worthwhile investment as you have some amazing days out at your fingertips, plus some amazing offers to share with family and friends. The spectacular New Year sale starts today and you can purchase your Merlin Annual… Continue Reading “Create a year to remember with a Merlin Annual Pass”

The Best Theme Parks for Kids in the UK

Thorpe Park

We love theme parks and being a parent of tots, tweens and teens we have been to a fair few but none really cater for every age group perfectly. Best for Under 5’s: My favourite theme park for under 5’s is Paultons Park, home of Peppa Pig World. Any Peppa fan will adore it, although beware, you will be humming the Peppa theme tune all day. There is also the rest of the park to explore with animals to see and more… Continue Reading “The Best Theme Parks for Kids in the UK”

HOWL’O’WEEN at Chessington

We have Merlin Annual passes and over the half term holidays we had planned to visit to Chessington, Legoland and Thorpe Park during the week but illness conspired against us and we were confined to home for four days. By Saturday it was clear that everyone was on the mend but we had tickets to a local Halloween event so decided we would head to Chessington on the Sunday. There was a “yellow cloud of doom” weather warning for fog,… Continue Reading “HOWL’O’WEEN at Chessington”

Win a Standard Merlin Annual Pass

Merlin Summer

The Merlin Annual Pass Summer Sale ends on 1 June 2015! To celebrate the sale, I’m offering one lucky winner the chance to win a Standard Merlin Annual Pass. A Merlin Annual Pass lets you access 31 Merlin Worlds across the UK, from the best theme parks – Alton Towers Resort, Chessington World of Adventures Resort, LEGOLAND® Windsor Resort and THORPE PARK Resort. To top London attractions such as Madame Tussauds, London Dungeon, the London Eye and the London Aquarium! It also… Continue Reading “Win a Standard Merlin Annual Pass”